Hirokazu Kore-eda

Still Walking

Still Walking

The lyrical, profoundly moving Still Walking (Aruitemo aruitemo) is contemporary Japanese master Hirokazu Kore-eda's most personal work to date. Created as a tribute to his late mother, the film depicts one day in the life of the Yokoyamas, gathered together for a commemorative ritual whose nature only gradually becomes clear. Rather than focus on big dramatic moments, Kore-eda relies on simple gestures and domestic routines (especially cooking) to evoke a family’s entire life, its deep regrets and its daily joys. Featuring vivid, heartrending performances and a gentle naturalism that harks back to the director’s earlier, documentary work, Still Walking is an extraordinary portrayal of the ties that bind us.

Film Info

DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION

  • New high-definition digital transfer, supervised and approved by director Hirokazu Kore-eda and director of photography Yutaka Yamazaki, with DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • New video interviews with Kore-eda and Yamazaki
  • Documentary on the making of the film, featuring on-set footage
  • Trailer
  • New and improved English subtitle translation
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by film critic Dennis Lim and recipes for the food prepared in the film

New cover by Sarah Habibi

Purchase Options

DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION

  • New high-definition digital transfer, supervised and approved by director Hirokazu Kore-eda and director of photography Yutaka Yamazaki, with DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • New video interviews with Kore-eda and Yamazaki
  • Documentary on the making of the film, featuring on-set footage
  • Trailer
  • New and improved English subtitle translation
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by film critic Dennis Lim and recipes for the food prepared in the film

New cover by Sarah Habibi

Still Walking
Cast
Hiroshi Abe
Ryota Yokoyama
Yui Natsukawa
Yukari Yokoyama
You
Chinami Kataoka
Kazuya Takahashi
Nobuo Kataoka
Shohei Tanaka
Atsushi Yokoyama
Kirin Kiki
Toshiko Yokoyama
Yoshio Harada
Kyohei Yokoyama
Credits
Director
Hirokazu Kore-eda
Written and edited by
Hirokazu Kore-eda
Cinematography
Yutaka Yamazaki
Executive producers
Kazumi Kawashiro
Executive producers
Yutaka Shigenobu
Executive producers
Takeo Hisamatsu
Executive producers
Bong-Ou Lee
Producer
Yoshihiro Kato
Producer
Satoshi Kôno
Producer
Hijiri Taguchi
Producer
Masahiro Yasuda
Original music
Gontini
Art direction
Toshihiro Isomi
Art direction
Keiko Mitsumatsu
Costume design
Kazuko Kurosawa
Lighting
Eiji Oshita
Sound
Yutaka Tsurumaki
Sound
Shuji Ohtake

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